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with the orioles and the yankees and the oakland a's. a tie in the al east between the yankees and orioles is we are we are today. both teams are in the playoffs but we don't know where yet. three games are critical and if there's a game play off it's 163 between yankees and a's. it could be played here at camden yards and this is important because when you consider the fact that the oo.'s would be the number one wild card team that one gay playoffs with the a's in all likelihood would be would be played here and this thing is far from over but we know that the baltimore orioles are in the playoffs and for everything you need to know including a photo -- fan photo contest, go to abc2news.com and everything you need to know right there. look under omazing and video right there he has the best cheer jamie or lauren. watch them and vote for the winner. word right now is that the- official tally has lauren cook in the lead. if you -- president obama and gop nominee mitt romney are getting ready for the first debate. the president expected to meet with top advisers today at a des earth resort in neva
to stay open for now. >>> and one game behind the yankees and one game to go, the orioles wrap up their regular season, but there is still so much work to be done with just nine innings remaining. we'll tell you all about that on this wednesday, october 3rd. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. thanks for joining us. every game counts. >> every game counts and it is a real mess when you think about it, but don't worry, we're not going to confuse you at all. >>> you may be confused when you head out the door this morning, that's because the fog is so thick. lynette will talk about that and it's a big story for you as well. >>reporter: yes. definitely a morning where you want to turn on the low beams because the visibility is just awful. be extra careful. >> it's like driving through pea soup this morning. >> it's warm out there. >> exactly. very humid. so that system that i've been showing you for the past two days, from the south, that's a warm air mass that's coming in and that's what we're feeling and that's why we're very humid this morning and th
a half game on both the yankees and now the a's. so what's going to happen? time for their final home series with the red sox in town is right now, tonight. and charley is down at the yard this morning with a preview of everything going on this weekend. and, charley, it's really all about the fans as well as the legends. >>reporter: yeah, it is about both of those this weekend, megan. right now it's also about the weather. we're about 12 hours away from first pitch, but it is already wet and rainy, it's been doing this since thursday. we're outside the ballpark, so we're going to hold lynette responsible for a good forecast for this the final home series for the baltimore orioles. they're playing host to the red sox. and this was planned well in advance. it is all about the fans this weekend, and now a show of appreciation for them with this improbable 2012 season. first pitch tonight from the ballpark is going to be 7:05. it is student night, students get a discount to ticket prices for the upper deck by showing a valid student i.d. after the game tonight it's going to be the firewo
as hazy and murky as your drive to work will be today. the o's beat tampa in a nailbiter and the yankees won in extra innings. but what this means exactly? well, it's yet to be determined. we'll find out later today. abc 2 news kristin schaefer is in florida with more on what came down in 161-game season, one left to play. [ cheering ] >>reporter: it's a bit better than last night. >> we believe in them. we're going all the way. >>reporter: a tense one-run game, but in 2012, the orioles just don't lose one-run games. >> we hadn't done it in 15 years, we had to come. >> oh, my god, it was awesome. >>reporter: orioles fans have one eye on the field and one eye on the scoreboard for most of the game. starting pitcher miguel gonzalez says it's been a great ride. >> having the opportunity to be with the orioles this year, it's been great. we've done history, happy, i'm happy with all our players, staff and we've been doing a pretty good job. >>reporter: chris davis has home runs in six straight games. i asked him if the ball really looks like a beach ball when you're that hot. >> i don't
innings of baseball. the o's are still a game behind the yankees in the american league's eastern division race and they're now looking to close that one-game gap tonight in tampa. last night the o's won by the narrowest of margins, 1-0, only producing two hits on the night against the ray's james shields. that lone run came in the top of the 4th when chris davis launched a bomb. the straightaway center 444 feet and now let's check in with christian schaefer who filed a report from tampa. we do not have that story from chris right now. we may have it a bit later for you on "good morning maryland." but here's how things shake out, a lot of teams, very close right now in the race, but for the orioles, it's really simple, if they win tonight and the yankees lose, there's a tie in the a.l. east. there'll be a tiebreaker game played tomorrow in baltimore. we don't have a time yet. tickets are still available online at orioles.com, but the one thing you need to remember in this entire scenario, and there are a lot of them, if the o's win today -- or tonight, rather, they will be hosting a playof
games at camden. >> reporter: a home game against the yankees is a polt on thursday. so many -- possibility on wednesday. this young girl's parents will finally feel bet ber her chosen name. >> the team was not great when we named her and took a lot of flak for naming her camden so if we changed the spelling we figured we could get away with it. >> that was sheryl conner reporting. o's are in tampa for a 3-game series with the rays and christian schaver will have live reports -- schaeffer will have live reports and they may have a seat at play 067off dance but win ifs tampa could seal the divisional title. so many scenarios in play. regarding the wild card. one spot or two or that al division title. head to our website abc2news.com/omazing for everything about orioles. you can check out jamie costello's and lauren cook's orioles cheers and let us know which one you any is the best. >>> a new start for two dozen family members in anne arundel county. they need to find a place to lib after a fire swept through the apartment complex in odenton sunday night. everyone made it out
espn's top place. they remain a half game behind the yankees and a half game up on the a's. it's important that baltimore gets that number one spot because if there is a one game playoff, it will be played here at camden yards. >>> since we're talking about the o's, they are off tonight so we have friendly competition of our own. jamie costello and lauren cook showing off their orioles pride in the hopes you will pick which one is a bigger fan. we want to know which one had a better cheer. you can see deos, weigh in and vote, abc2news.com let us know which one is the favorite. do we have any idea what the standings are. >> i checked last night, i had 7 4%, but please keep the votes coming. a lot of people said he should be spelling out orioles, but i can't knock him. it's good. >> megan is showing her o's spirit again because you have the mug out once again. >> do you watch that mug. >> i wash it every day after the show. it's just gross because my lipstick is on it. >> and we all have our purple on and we're talking about orioles baseball and lynette's over here doing this. >>
in the game. they remain a game and a half behind the yankees for the al east division league and keep a half game lead on the a's and play the red sox this weekend and it's important to keep that spot in the wild card race because if there's a play off it will be played here. and more and more of the birds continue the best season in more than a decade. there are a lot of fans routeing for the orioles and a lot of fresh young faces. >> reporter: america's pass time is being passed down. >> i think we're getting a lot younger. >> all f o -- all of them had their orioles gear on. >> reporter: the faces of our youth have become fresh again. >> i think the crowd is stoked. >> it's fun to be here. >> reporter: the crowd is young. it's excited. >> we have young people like myself and my friend nicole here, and then we have people that are my dad's age hanging out. >> i think even the old people are coming back around. >> reporter: a year ago, these two were the only ones in their section, a picture proves it. >> the orioles should learn a lesson, you have fans bring in whole families for the 8-dol
but it is a fun one. o's lose but guess what, the yankees did too so we are still hanging onto hope. thanks for joining us. it's wednesday morning, i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. they've celebration this morning down on light street at mccormick. so traffic could be backed up around there. rain could be a factor. >> >> reporter: rain is a factor. we are dealing with accidents everywhere. cecil and baltimore county and the city, howard county. nothing is off limits. so, it's a pretty hectic. she down. >> but if you complain about the rain lynette says we need it and we do because it turns out this is upsetting to you a bacon drought. >> what? >> >> bacon. >> there's. >> how can you drop that bomb on me like that. i. >> i am as shocked as you are. >> bacon sunday dais will go up in price -- sunday days are going up in -- sundaes are going up in price. >> we are drying out but it's done the damage. roads are wet and we have the accidents that lauren was talking about. but this is what it looks like on maryland's most powerful radar as of now. drying things out we do have another
here in baltimore and no one with would imagine they are just a game behind the yankees right now and a game up in the wildcard race. they've got the top wildcard spot. as we've been telling you throughout the course of the week, that is important because when the a.l. wildcard playoff game happens, it's a one-game playoff if baltimore has that top spot, again, it will be hosted right here at camden yard. we're here throughout the course of the morning. it's a sports morning here on "good morning maryland." back to you, megan. >> don't forget to submit your pictures. you have until noon today. we'll put the photos up for a foat. the winner will get an ultimate orange fan gift certificate to the zone. definitely send those pictures in today before noon. >>> fans of the washington nationals don't mean so an online coupon company right now coming to the rescue. how the business is making it possible for fans to stay late tore those games. >>> and your favorite brew may say a lot more about your political leanings. what it means if you drink a sam adams versus a bud light. >>reporte
and gained a half game on the yankees for the a.l. division lead in the eastern division. so this thing is not over with six games left to play. and tonight the red sox do come calling here at camden yards. first pitch set for 7:05. it's student night, so students who show a valid i.d., they get a discounted ticket going into the upper deck. also there's going to be a fireworks display coming off after the game tonight with those red sox. but tomorrow is a huge day for the orioles because they're going to be honoring mr. oriole himself, brooks robinson with his bronze statue going up with the other five. that would be cal ripken, jr, also palmer, murray and robinson. their statues are already there. brooks is going up and that's going to be tomorrow afternoon, ceremony at 5:00. of course, the o's, they need to take care of business and do the winning that needs to be done so they can close the gap on new york and continue their playoff run. >> so many generations of fans are getting something out of this season. you know, we've got folks who have been orioles fans for their entire life,
game and they won the stadium was on fire. >> reporter: so a home game against the yankees is aresponsibility for thursday. reporting live in towson, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> and for the latest on the playoff run head to the website and we posted a congratulations to the team as well as a lot of fan reaction. abc2news.com. from there click on sports and the omazing news. >>> and in other news for the third consecutive year indy cars will be reaching -- or racing through the streets of baltimore. the city made a 5-year commitment to host the grand prix it need to be sure the race was willing to finance this once again. the race will be held on labor day weekend. it's called the melt down team europe erased the member rift defeat to the hands of team usa and they had a comeback yesterday that was one for the ages. outside chicago this weekend, team europe led by captain joseerased a 10-6 u.s. lead to win 14 1รก to 13 1/2 -- shall 14 1/2 and to 13 1/2. it was lynched with this hole winning the match over stricker. next ryder cup is in 2014 at scotland glen eagle golf co
yankees and at the top of the wildcard race. tomorrow the final living legend statue will unveiled. brooks robinson, that's going to happen. that game, by the way, sold out. and, of course, don't forget about the buckle up rallies. buckle up for the o's. those rallies are going on all this weekend and they want you to get pumped up and help cheer the team on. so today bank of america center downtown, there is a rally there from 11:00 to noon and south point. they're also going to be hosting one, that's today from noon until 1:00. and then tomorrow at barks which is near m and t bank stadium, the buckle up rally. that one is happening from noon until 2:00. so a lot of outdoor plans happening surrounding this game, lynette. the pressure is on. >> i know. >> hopefully it'll be nice out. >> i know. so we have the wet weather this morning, megan. but by the game i believe that we will be dry. so that's some good news that we like to hear on a friday. happy friday, by the way. let's get down to business and talk about what's going on right now on maryland's most powerful radar because we do have
turned out. the home game against the yankees is a possibility on thursday. so of course right now, everyone is excited rooting for the o's. sherrie johnson abc2 news>> the last time we were excite about -- this excited about the orioles president clinton was president. ticket holders might get a e- mail about game 163. the game will be played here at camden yards so keep an eye out for that e-mail that could be coming your way. >>> and for those of you trying to get your hands on playoff tickets, scamers are trying to find tricks to get you the fake tickets. scammers are trying to duplicate the tickets to make them look as legit as possible. >> counterfeiters want to get aearly hand on the tickets to discover what security element is on the ticket and replicate as many of the features to pass them to the consumer and gate official. >> some things to look out are the wrong colors or ink that may smidge. they shouldn't split along the edges and one big red flag is dates and times on the ticket. the real ones are printed before the date and the times have yet to be decided. we have e
play a 1 game home game against the yankees if possible that could decide the al eastern division crown. time for a check of the forecast with lynette. >> all right. let's talk about what's going on outside this morning. because we have clouds and we have some sunshine. check out the harbor where we are seeing a few people out there walking about as we go through the afternoon. clouds will begin to increase even more. i am going call it mostly cloudy but we are going to be getting the chance for showers to work their way in here. right now, temperatures of 58 degrees that dew point at 48 and maryland's most powerful radar is dry but changes are on the way. if we don't get it tonight changes for tomorrow in terms of wet weather but for today the sun-cloud mix mostly cloudy with temperatures at 72 degrees. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: we are dealing with heavy delays on the jfx. all due to an earlier crash along the southbound lanes at 28th street. leave yourself extra time. we have a crash on route 40 that is going to be right at erdman and in bal
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